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be in the nation's capital. e. appointed michele rea she started firing unqualified teachers and bad teachers left and right. she becomes the enemy number one fear in her life is threatened. she is traveling with security. she is the head of the school district and people are threatening her life because of the changes she is making in the city. fenty loss to the other day. everyone thinks that michelle rea is on her way out. >> the very people you thought would have embraced reform were very upset. let me tell you a little bit of what -- i cannot say exactly these things. let me tell you a little bit of what i have seen. our families have gotten so used to having everything taken from them. they try to integrate the schools. they have not seen that happen in lots of places. here comes someone saying i will fire teachers and close a school. people are aware that this is not a d.c. issue. it is a national problem. the whole country is facing it. if those same parents would have seen this movie and if they understood that this was a national problem, michele ree would not be the enemy. the would rea
has not come out in favor of mayor fenty as well as michelle rea. she was someone he used as a point of credibility for his own plans and now it seems that the house is on fire he doesn't seem to be there to speak loudly or to throw even a bucket of water on the fire. >> does that undercut his own reform message, do you think? >> maybe he's playing it close to the vest in the hopes to come back another way but the man's got to be about his word and he used michelle rea as a way to win the election and now that he is in office, it is incumbent upon him to stay the course. she's somebody he used as the reform magnet and now where is he when they need his help? >> steve, one last question with less than a minute to go. and that is, do you not think in the end this might be a cautionary tale, not so much about the reforms that rea was pushing but about how to go about it? is there not some sort of cautionary tale there? >> in the end, the status quo defenders are going to fight to keep things the way they r. because of the circumstances under which we have operating in our public schools
this book by michelle alexander. not knowing that he was about three people away from michelle alexander. and the importance of that was the fact that she is now taking an issue like this and making it accessible to members of the general public. and i think that's rea
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